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Allied Arts 2014 Juried Artist Series

10/03/2014 - 12/20/2014 - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm at Allied Arts of Whatcom County
1418 Cornwall Ave

The Allied Arts Gallery’s goal is to provide a professional space for local established and emerging artists to show and sell their work and sustain the arts in our community. The 2014 Juried Artists Series is as follows:

October 3rd -31: Of Fish & Feathers featuring Ann Marie Cooper, Vikki Jackson, Christina Boyd, and Gary Armstrong
November 7– 29: Places & Things featuring Ron Pattern, Andrew Johnson, Jim Dixon and Tim Alexander
December 5– 20:  Abstraction featuring Yvette Neumann, Katherine Payge, Craig             Dunstan-McGrail and Eileen Reardanz

Gallery Hours: Monday thru Friday 10a.m. to 5p.m., Saturday noon to 5p.m.

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Rocky Horror Picture Show

10/30/2014 - 11/01/2014 - All Day at Mount Baker Theatre
104 N Commercial St

In the tradition of midnight movie showings worldwide, follow squeaky clean sweethearts Brad and Janet on an adventure they’ll never forget as they encounter the scandalous Dr. Frank-N-Furter, rippling Rocky and vivacious Columbia. Get ready for a night of fun, frivolity and fetish as Bellingham’s boldest actors bring the cult classic’s characters to life in front of the movie screen.

Date: Oct 30th, 2014 8:00 PM, Oct 30th, 2014 11:59 PM, Oct 31st, 2014 8:00 PM, Oct 31st, 2014 11:00 PM, Nov 1st, 2014 8:00 PM, Nov 1st, 2014 11:59 PM

Price: Tickets $10.00 plus applicable fees.

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Thrillingham 2014

10/31/2014 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Maritime Heritage Park
500 W. Holly Street

Maritime Park will be swarming with Zombies and Michael Jackson performing Thriller. There will also be other dance groups performing and an “everyone” dance after the performances.

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Haunted House at BAAY

11/01/2014 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at BAAY Theatre
1059 N. State Street

Don’t miss a theatrical, arts-oriented Haunted House at the Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth Theatre, one night only, Saturday, November 1st from 6-9pm. The event features a performance by the BAAY Dance Company, a spooky tour guide, tons of live (or at least undead), ghoulish actors and even a tasty treat at the end of the tour. This is a night you do not want to miss!  A less-scary alternative tour is available for the faint-of-heart. Admission is $5 and all the money goes to scholarships for BAAY students.

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Community Breakfast at Rome Grange

11/02/2014 - 06/07/2015 - 8:00 am - 1:00 pm at The Rome Grange
2821 Mt. Baker Hwy

The Rome Grange presents a community breakfast on the first Sunday of the month, September through June. All are welcome. Featuring made from scratch pancakes, French toast, sausage, scrambled eggs, juice and coffee.

Breakfast is $5 for adults, kids 6-10 $2 and kids under 5 are FREE; 8am-1pm

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Grape & Gourmet for Bellingham Bay Rotary

11/02/2014 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Silver Reef Hotel Casino Spa
4876 Haxton Way Trail

One of Mandy’s favorite events of the year! The 11th Annual Grape and Gourmet is Sunday, November 2nd at Silver Reef Hotel Casino Spa. Enjoy wine samples from 30 area wineries paired with gourmet food from area restaurants. Tickets are $75, and VIP tickets are $125.  Details here. Don’t miss the 11th Annual Grape and Gourmet to benefit Bellingham Bay Rotary!

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Ladies’ Night Out in Mount Vernon

11/06/2014 - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm at Mount Vernon Downtown
404 S. First Street

The Mount Vernon Downtown Association is pleased to present Ladies’ Night Out, Thursday, November 6, 10 am- 8 pm. Special events include cooking demos, fashion show, photo shoot, trunk shows, free drawings, and fabulous coupon discounts at 27 participating businesses. Shop all day until 8 pm and remember to sign the gift registries to help your special someone shop for you! Swag bags containing lovely surprises as well as valuable coupons may be purchased now in downtown businesses. Regular bags, $5 and limited edition Premium bags, $15.
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WWU Theatre Ambassadors Tour Fundraiser Cabaret

11/08/2014 - All Day at BAAY Theatre
1059 N. State Street

Each year the Theater Department at WWU selects a small group of students to represent the school as theatre ambassadors. This is an amazing opportunity for those involved as they will get to perform and make connections both locally and internationally- this year’s group will be traveling to England and New York! Help the WWU Ambassadors Tour with an entertaining cabaret show Saturday, November 8 at 2:00pm & 7:00pm featuring a variety of local talent. Acts include music, comedy, dance, acrobatics, and more! Admission is a suggested $10 donation at the door.

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State Parks offers ‘free days!’

11/11/2014 - All Day

Washington State Parks has announced the list of ‘free days’ for 2014. The “free days” are in keeping with legislation that created the Discover Pass, a $30 annual or $10 one-day permit required on state-managed recreation lands managed by Washington State Parks, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Department of Natural Resources. The remaining 2014 State Parks free days include:

• November 11th      Veterans Day

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“Riding My Way Back” Documentary Screening

11/12/2014 - 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Animals as Natural Therapy is hosting the exclusive premiere showing of the documentary “Riding My Way Back” at the Pickford Film Center. This is the story of a veteran finding hope and healing through horses after war. The 30 minute long film will be preceded by a reception to meet a veteran, ANT staff and horses and to hear of local resources available for veterans.

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